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 This day in History - May 10
478 Historic Events for May 10
1916

Historic Shipport Museum opens in Amsterdam

Event
1916

Milton Babbitt, US mathematician/composer (Widow's Lament)

Birth
1917

Atlantic ships get destroyer escorts to stop German attacks

Event
1918

HMS Vindictive sunk to block entrance of Ostend Harbor

Event
1918

T Berry Brazelton, doctor (On Being a Father)

Birth
1918

Margo, singer (Golden Irish Favorites)

Birth
1919

45th Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard Sir Barton wins in 2:09.8

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1919

Race riot in Charleston SC, 2 blacks killed

Event
1919

Louis Sen A Kaw, Surinam dam builder

Birth
1919

Ella Grasso, (Gov-D-Ct)

Birth
1919

Tibor Sarai, composer

Birth
1920

Basil Kelly, Lord Justice of Appeals (Northern Ireland)

Birth
1920

John Wesley Hyatt, inventor/plastics pioneer, dies

Death
1921

Luigi Pirandello's "Sei Personaggi in Cerca d'Autore," premieres

Event
1921

Bert Weedon, rocker

Birth
1921

Nancy Walker, Phila, Bounty ads/actress (Rhoda, McMillan and Wife)

Birth
1922

WHB-AM in Kansas City MO begins radio transmissions

Event
1922

David Orr, deputy chairman (Inchcape)/CEO (British Council, Unilever)

Birth
1922

Dr Ivy Williams is 1st woman to be called to the English Bar

Event
1923

Vaslav Vorovsky, Russian delegate, assassinated

Death
1923

John Dugdal, Lord-Lt (Salop)

Birth
1924

Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (L'ave), dies at 58

Death
1924

J Edgar Hoover appointed head of FBI

Event
1925

Edward Fursdon, British Maj-Gen (defense council)

Birth
1926

Duncan Watson, president (World Blind Union)

Birth